VANCOUVER Rotoscope / Paint Artist
Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver - Vancouver, BC
The Rotoscope / Paint artist performs plate clean-up and creates digital articulate mattes.
Modifies and removes isolated elements for digitally composited sequences using both procedural and hand painting methods.
Creates digital articulate mattes and performs plate clean-up.
Modifies and removes isolated elements for digitally composited sequences.
Creates digital articulate mattes with computer-aided drawing tools to detail and precision while performing repetitive tasks.
Performs plate clean up; removes unwanted artifacts and composites said artifacts with a clean plate created by the artist using tracking software and scripting. Frame by frame handwork when necessary.
Paints final comps before film-out to resolve last minute problems.
Performs background repair and wire removal.
Maintains up to date knowledge of rotoscoping and how to make shapes animate.
Develops 2D animation skills.
Performs other tasks related to the creation of digital articulate mattes.
No relocation will be offered for this position.
2+ years production experience in CG, animation or video
Bachelor’s in Graphic Design, Drawing, Animation or equivalent artistic background
Experience with UNIX, 2D image processing, and Matador/Commotion/SilhouetteFx/Nuke or other similar software required.